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Subject[PATCH 0/2] handle worst-case heap randomization in mmap_base
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Increase mmap_base by the worst-case brk randomization so that the stack and
heap remain apart.

In Linux 4.13 a change was committed that special cased the kernel ELF
loader when the loader is invoked directly (eab09532d400; binfmt_elf: use
ELF_ET_DYN_BASE only for PIE). Generally, the loader isn’t invoked
directly and this issue is limited to cases where it is, (e.g to set a
non-inheritable LD_LIBRARY_PATH, testing new versions of the loader). In
those rare cases, the loader doesn't take into account the amount of brk
randomization that will be applied by arch_randomize_brk(). This can
lead to the stack and heap being arbitrarily close to each other.

Ali Saidi (2):
arm64/mmap: handle worst-case heap randomization in mmap_base
x86/mmap: handle worst-case heap randomization in mmap_base

arch/arm64/mm/mmap.c | 8 ++++++++
arch/x86/mm/mmap.c | 4 ++++
2 files changed, 12 insertions(+)

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